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Loneliness and Health

4 Ways Being Lonely Can Affect Your Health

Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living

By Hallie Levine When you're lonely, you may look for friends in all sorts of unexpected places. At least that's the conclusion of a recent study...

4 Benefits to Loneliness

Rick McDaniel | Posted 12.08.2013 | Religion
Rick McDaniel

God makes a home for the lonely. It is a place where he can work in us; it is a place that can be very beneficial to us. It is not a place to avoid for you are not ever alone. God will never forsake you, but he will transform you.

Loneliness vs. Solitude: Why Its Important To Remember The Difference

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 07.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Arzu Kaya Uranli

We should remember that loneliness is the pain of being alone, yet solitude is the splendor of being alone, and that to have long-lasting happiness we should remember the difference in between.


Enid Borden | Posted 07.21.2013 | Impact
Enid Borden

Eating alone can be lonely. Loneliness can be unhealthy. Shouldn't we be encouraging a new paradigm for those older adults who have the ability to leave their homes?

The Harmful Effects Of Loneliness

Douglas LaBier | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

Loneliness weakens the immune system, increases sensitivity to physical pain, and creates depression and fatigue. Moreover, it can generate inflammation throughout the body, leading to a range of health risks.

5 Causes of Loneliness

Delia Lloyd | Posted 06.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

Amid the flurry of research on happiness these days, it's easy to lose sight of another side of adulthood: Many of us all suffer from loneliness.